Human Anatomy/The Skeletal System

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The skeletal system is composed of bones, cartilage, and ligaments. It supports muscles in order to enable movement, protects internal organs, produces red blood cells, and stores minerals such as calcium and phosphate.


Bone Structure[edit]

Cellular Composition[edit]

Divisions of the Skeleton[edit]

Axial Skeleton[edit]

Appendicular Skeleton[edit]